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High Auto Insurance Rates in Michigan and How They’re Set

Everyone is talking about the high auto insurance rates in Michigan. In fact, we pay some of the highest premium prices in the country. What few people know and understand are the factors that go into setting those rates and why. Grand Rapids auto accident attorney, Tom Sinas, explained Michigan’s

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Michigan Auto No-Fault Insurance Reform – A 6 Month Recap

A lot has happened in the Michigan auto no-fault insurance debate since we last wrote about it. For drivers in the state, this debate, and any potential reform to its current laws, affects all of us. As a law firm representing the seriously injured in auto, semi-truck, and motorcycle accidents


In A Parking Lot Car Accident? Here’s What You Need To Know

Retail stores and shopping malls are busier than ever this time of year. The barrage of holiday shoppers also brings with it impatient drivers and congested parking lots, which means you have a greater chance of being in a parking lot car accident. In fact, one in five auto accidents happens in a parking lot.


Does No-Fault Insurance Cover Out-Of-State Car Accidents?

Unfortunately, out-of-state car accidents happen all the time, whether it’s due to poor weather conditions, distracted driving or unfamiliarity with the roadway. When you find yourself driving elsewhere besides Michigan, there are several things you should keep in mind about your auto no-fault insurance. Out-Of-State Car Accidents And No-Fault Benefits


Scheduled For An Independent Medical Exam? Here’s What To Expect

No-fault insurance companies typically request that persons injured in a Michigan auto accident undergo what is called an independent medical exam (“IME”). The No-Fault Act specifically allows for this independent medical examination after a car crash victim files a claim for Michigan no-fault benefits. The law says that, when the


ALERT: House Bill 5013 Defeated!

After hours of discussion, House Bill 5013 was defeated in the Michigan House of Representatives by a 63-45 vote on Thursday night, November 2, 2017. If passed, the proposal would have shattered Michigan no-fault insurance as we currently know it. For the past few months, House Bill 5013 has been


Michigan No-Fault Reform Must Be Fair And Affordable

The Fair and Affordable No-Fault Reform Package — House Bills 5101-5111 — has been formally introduced in the state Legislature. The measure offers long-lasting Michigan no-fault reform. The Fair and Affordable No-Fault Reform Package is among the most comprehensive Michigan no-fault reform measures to be introduced in the past decade.


House Bill 5013: The End Of No-Fault As We Know It

Editor’s Note: House Bill 5013 failed to pass the Michigan House of Representatives on November 2, 2017, by a 45-63 vote. As part of the ongoing no-fault reform efforts in Lansing, House Bill 5013 was introduced in the Michigan Legislature on September 26, 2017. The no-fault reform proposal has primarily


Michigan Needs “Fair And Affordable” No-Fault Reform — Not Coverage Caps

News From The Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) Lansing, MI — A bipartisan group of state lawmakers recently announced a comprehensive no-fault reform package aimed at improving Michigan’s auto insurance system. The legislation, called the “Fair and Affordable No-Fault Reform Package,” will soon be introduced in the state Legislature. “Fair